This year's crop of 271 AMPAS invitees also includes Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Chris Rock, Jay and Mark Duplass, Steve Coogan and Megan Ellison
Michael Fassbender and Brad Pitt co-star in Fox Searchlight's December release
Michael Haneke's "Amour" tops the European Film Awards field with six nominations; "The Hunt," "Shame" receive five, "Intouchables" three
Angelina Jolie's directorial debut, "In the Land of Blood and Honey," premieres to soft $9,276 per screen
Jason Reitman comedy "Young Adult" also opens strong, averaging $40K per engagement
As usual, tighter guild restrictions knock a number of Oscar contenders out of the running for WGA honors
"The Artist" and "The Descendants" also continue to play well as they expand
Top acting awards go to Michael Fassbender for "Shame" and Olivia Colman for "Tyrannosaur"
On a typically sluggish post-Thanksgiving weekend, "The Muppets" grosses a soft $11.2M, while "Hugo" manages only $7.6M
The fourth of Summit's "Twilight" movies took in $5.5 million on Friday - double what Disney's "The Muppets" grossed
Yes, a naked Michael Fassbender measures up; Steve McQueen's sophomore feature, less so
Clip from NC-17 rated Michael Fassbender/Carey Mulligan film hits the Web like a slab of sexiness
Sexually-explicit film could help revive the shunned rating, John Fithian says
The Oscar-nominated actress talks about singing and stripping in the daring and provocative "Shame"
Steve McQueen's provocative film includes full male frontal nudity and a great deal of sex
Festival galas and special screenings will also include Polanski's "Carnage" and Michelle Williams showcase "My Week With Marilyn"
"J. Edgar," "War Horse," "Young Adult," "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" and "Shame" are among films with new media released
Toronto ends with a spy thriller ... and does Grace Kelly deserve this kind of treatment?
The movie stars Hugh Laurie, Catherine Keener, Oliver Platt, Alison Janney, Alia Shawkat, Adam Brody and Leighton Meester
So much for Toronto being a slow festival for sales
"Shame" is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to sexually explicit films at this year's TIFF
British director Steve McQueen's drama takes a piercing, pitiless look at the culture of sexual excess in Western society
George Clooney is overexposed, docs are hot, the Oscar race is confusing ...
"Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," "Shame" and "Contagion" among the movies debuting at Venice Film Festival
Film is Alexander Payne's first since "Sideways"; Martin Scorsese's George Harrison doc will also screen
Arnold Diaz exposes con, then dog abuse, by founder of the Queens International Film Festival
The director and star of "Hunger" will re-team for a provocative sex drama set in New York